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‘Textastrophe’ Pranks People Who Publicly Display Their Phone Number
‘Textastrophe’ Pranks People Who Publicly Display Their Phone Number
Have you ever seen somebody share their phone number publicly (on Craigslist maybe, or one of those homemade ads for "computer lessons" on the subway) and thought to yourself "I should totally prank this guy"? You haven't? Oh, uh ... neither have we. Ever. Clearly -- we're not monsters. But the person behind Textastrophe is!
Average Texter Sends or Receives 41.5 Messages a Day — Survey of the Day
Average Texter Sends or Receives 41.5 Messages a Day — Survey of the Day
According to a survey of 2,227 adults by the Pew Research Center, the average text message user sends or receives an average of 41.5 messages a day. How much someone texts is not surprisingly tied to how old they are. Those in the 18-to-29 age group send or receive an average of 87.7 texts a day, whereas that total is only 4.7 for those in the 65-and-over group.

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